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In Kenya every 2 hours a woman dies while giving birth and every 20 minutes a mother loses her new-born child. Maternal Mortality in Kenya remains stubbornly high at 488 (100,000 live births (KDHS 2009) and the decrease of Maternal Mortality Ration has been stagnating over the last decennia. More... More
IOM is deeply concerned at the fate of thousands of migrants fleeing severe violence in Libya and now stranded at the borders with Tunisia, Algeria, Niger, Chad, Sudan and Egypt. Concern grows over at least 6,000 migrants stranded in the Libyan city of Misrata in an extremely poor state with an... More
The humanitarian organisations in Haiti are requesting a total of US$ 164 million to assist the Government of Haiti to imit the impact of the cholera outbreak.
The strategy and necessary projects emphasize immediate measures, but have an overall planning and budgeting horizon through 2011 to be... More
With the ongoing earthquake and cholera outbreak responses, Haiti is now facing three emergencies at the same time as, since 4 November, the country suffers the impacts of Hurricane Tomas. This donor alert focuses on immediate response to the hurricane. While the impact of the hurricane so far has... More
In-Kind Donations for Emergency Heath Services in Pakistan: Relief Items Requested by the Health Cluster
The Health Cluster is requesting a list of items related to the provision of basic health services and clean water, such as medicines, rehydration solution, mosquito treated nets, chlorine tablets, etc.
If your company is able to provide any of these items, please contact the Cluster Coordinator... More
The Global Partnership is a unique public-private initiative including the International Committee on Seafarers’ Welfare, the International Labour Organization, the International Maritime Health Association, the International Organization for Migration, the International Shipping Federation, the... More
UNAIDS would like to hear from companies and business hubs interested in addressing Sexual Violence against Girls
UNAIDS is part of an initiative which longer-term goals include
• establishment of in-country violence prevention stations
• extension of support services including health care to... More
Globally we have seen substantial progress in the fight against AIDS. We have the science and knowledge of what works and yet, everyday 1,200 infants continue to be infected with HIV through a completely preventable process. There remains an urgent need to push forward with effective responses to... More
The goal of the campaign is to halt and begin to reverse the spread of HIV by 2015. Specifically, the campaign aims to increase global awareness of HIV prevention among the public in general and among postal workers.
The campaign is designed to be implemented in three phases. It will focus on the... More
Tetanus, mainly affecting women and newborns, continues to be a public health problem in many countries in Asia and Africa. Despite firm global commitments more than 100,000 newborns and a significant number of women die due to tetanus every year. As the disease mainly affects populations with... More